Top 5 Facebook Celebrities from India

September 30, 2014

Facebook is a great way for celebrities to interact with their fans and keep them in the loop about their latest updates.  We had a look at the top 5 Facebook celebrities from India and this is what we found.

Sachin Tendulkar

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Number of Fans – 22 638 971

Number of Indian Fans – 18 984 547

Percentage of fans from India – 83.9% of total fan base

Facebook URL – https://www.facebook.com/SachinTendulkar

Special Feature of their Facebook Page – The Talk to Me Live option which lets Sachin Tendulkar’s Facebook Fans speak to him live. Important milestones of his career have been recorded under Life Events.

Nature of Posts – The posts which received some of the highest engagement in terms of likes, comments, or shares include those which spoke about himself, or India, or his family. A post about Sachin Tendulkar’s son at a cricket tournament engaged a lot of his fans on the Facebook page. Even a photograph of Sachin Tendulkar at his home before the puja on Ganesh Chaturthi attracted a lot of attention from his fans through likes, comments, and shares.

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Yo! Yo! Honey Singh

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Number of Fans – 25 164 030

Number of Local Fans – 18 879 065

Percentage of fans from India – 75% of total fan base

Facebook URL – https://www.facebook.com/YOYOhoneysingh

Special Feature of Facebook Page – Has links to other social media pages of Honey Singh. The Facebook page has details regarding his Manager, PR contact, etc. The page also has a link to Honey Singh’s YouTube channel.

Nature of Posts – Most of the posts are related to Honey Singh’s music career or RAW Star, the music programme on Star Plus which Honey Singh currently is a part of. RAW Star being a popular music programme in India will naturally attract a lot of attention when posts about it are posted by a popular singer like Yo! Yo! Honey Singh.

Shreya Ghoshal

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Number of Fans – 22 527 370

Number of Fans from India – 16 666 834

Percentage of fans from India – 74% of total fan base

Facebook URL – https://www.facebook.com/shreyaghoshal

Special Feature of Shreya Ghoshal’s Facebook Page – Apart from interacting with fans about her own songs or concerts, Shreya Ghoshal also interacts with her fans regarding topics of various genres, including current affairs and human interest stories.

Nature of Posts – The posts on Shreya Ghoshal’s Facebook page are a mix of posts related to her concerts, her personal opinion on various topics and issues, etc. She also posts photographs of hers which attracts a lot of engagement in the form of likes, comments, and shares.

A.R. Rahman

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Number of Fans – 20 852 339

Number of Local Fans – 15 451 903

Percentage of fans from India – 74.1% of total fan base

Facebook URL – https://www.facebook.com/arrahman

Special Feature of the Facebook Page – There is a section in the page promoting A R Rahman’s official app available on the Google Play Store as well as on the Apple App Store. The page also has a Notes section where notes on various topics related to music, entertainment, as well as references to social problems are posted.

Nature of Posts – Most of the posts on A R Rahman’s Facebook page include updates about his music career and also about his latest gigs, music equipment purchase, his interactions with other musicians, etc. These are aspects of his life which his fans will be interested to read about, hence such posts attract quite a lot of engagement through likes, comments, and shares.

Virat Kohli

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Number of Fans – 17 308 144

Number of Local Fans – 14 851 976

Percentage of fans from India – 85.8% of total fan base

Facebook URL – https://www.facebook.com/virat.kohli

Special Feature of Facebook Page – A section titled Top Fans is a part of Virat Kohli’s Facebook page. This section lists the Top fans which can be seen when logged in.

Nature of Posts – Most of the posts on this page are related to Virat Kohli and his cricket career. Some posts are posts relevant to certain occasions, like Women’s Day, Mother’s Day, etc. Posts which feature information or talk about some of the important people in his lives also attract a lot of engagement through likes, comments, and shares.

Reference: Social Bakers

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